† “As true as thunder crashes, Itty Bitty Kitty,” Cat King bellowed, “you will be safe with me tonight.” †
Rating: 7.0 I have to admit, the first time I heard about My Morning Jacket was in an article about miserably-failed digital rights management technology. It was December of 2005 and Sony Corporationís BMG business unit was learning that the public does not like evasive technology secretly landing on their computers and opening up their […]
Rating: 8.0 A well-endowed disco ball. An orange leather dentist’s chair. Plenty of lip gloss. A non-stop avalanche of strawberry milkshake. Several well-cleavaged business suited babes. No, this is not a weekend at Britney’s, this is the video that sets the stage for the duo that is MSTRKRFT.
I tried. Really, I did. I wanted to like this EP from Los Angeles-based, “the bird and the bee” (lower case, just like e.e. cummings would have wanted it) but to use the vocalist’s own words, I kept feeling like they were, “…working up to something but (they gave) me almost nothing.”
Darwin was right and the Teddybears are proof positive. Born over 15 years ago as neo-jazz rockers who favored punk, the Teddybears mutated, grew, shrank and transformed to become the Euro-electronica band we have today. Along the way they picked up enormous bear heads, a better-than-cult following and the attention of several significant international artists […]